Listings for Meals and Nutrition / Food Assistance

Meals and Nutrition

Proper nutrition is vital to remaining healthy and aging well. PCOA provides a variety of outside resources that can assist depending upon your situation. These options range from meals delivered in your home to grocery shopping services. Some services may be private pay, but there are non-profit organizations that also work to alleviate hunger and get homebound adults nutritious food.

Food Assistance

Organizations, like those below, can help you to receive food assistance like the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, AKA Food Stamps). They can help you in applying and navigating the process of receiving SNAP benefits along with other benefits. Some agencies also provide food pantries, where you can get food to cook at a free or significantly discounted rate.

See the glossary for descriptions of all categories


Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES)

SNAP

1455 S. Alvernon
Tucson, AZ 85711

(855) 432-7587

https://des.az.gov/services/basic-needs/food/nutrition-assistance

  • Low Income

description
The Arizona DES offers a variety of services for all population members. The Nutrition Assistance (formerly the Food Stamp Program) is Arizona’s program for the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Nutrition Assistance supports families to prevent under-nutrition in Arizona. For more information visit our website.

business hours
M - F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Arizona's Baptist Children's Services & Family Ministries

2411 E. Fort Lowell Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85712

(800) 678-0648 | (520) 253-8999

http://www.azresourcecenters.com/crc/what-we-do/food--clothing

description
Arizona's Baptist Children's Services - Community Resource Center provides resources such as food and clothing assistance. Community Resource Centers can assist clients with the SNAP application.

business hours
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 1-4pm

Northminster Presbyterian Church

Senior Lunches

2450 E. Ft. Lowell Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85719

(520) 327-7121

Fax: (520) 327-1839

http://npctucson.org/

  • Low Income

description
Northminster offers meal ministries providing groceries and food items free of charge, open to all.
MOBILE DRIVE-THRU FOOD PANTRY
3rd Thursday of the month (Nov. - May) | 8-10 am | South Parking Lot
In partnership with Interfaith Community Services and The Community Food Bank, free produce and food items are given out monthly. No-touch, drive-through format. Enter our South parking lot from Tucson Blvd.
GRAB AND GO MEAL
Mondays | Weekly | 5:00-6:00 pm | Prayer Garden Entrance
In partnership with the Caridad Community Kitchen, Northminster offers a nutritious, portable meal for anyone hungry. Small bags of dog and cat food are also available for furry friends. Open to all!
FOOD PANTRY
Tuesdays | Weekly | 9:00-11:00 am | Multipurpose Bldg. (south parking lot)
Our Deacons Pantry is blessing our community with free bags of essential grocery items. No ID required.
SUNDAY CHURCH SERVICES - In-Person and Online - 8, 9:45 & 11:30AM Livestream: https://youtube.com/npctucson

service area
Tucson

business hours
Mon-Thurs 9am-4pm, Fri. & Sat. Closed, Sun. 9am-11am

SNAP - Tucson Nutrition Assistance Program

Arizona Department of Economic Security
SNAP

Tucson, AZ 85701

(520) 578-8456 | (855) 432-7587

https://des.az.gov/services/basic-needs/food-assistance

  • Low Income

description
The Arizona Food Stamp Offices administrates your local SNAP Program under Arizona State guidelines. The Nutrition Assistance (formerly the Food Stamp Program) is Arizona’s program for the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Nutrition Assistance supports families to prevent under-nutrition in Arizona. Visit the web page to find a local office.

To go directly to the application, go to:
https://www.healthearizonaplus.gov/Login/Default

To find someone to assist you in filling out a SNAP application goes to: https://www.healthearizonaplus.gov/App/Enrollment_Entity_Search_results.aspx?link=Assistor

business hours
M - F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

St. Vincent de Paul of Southern Arizona - Thrift Store

829 S. 6th Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85701

(520) 628-7837

Fax: (520) 624-9102

https://svdptucson.org/

  • Low Income

description
St. Vincent de Paul provides help with rent and utility assistance, food assistance and clothing, furniture, mattresses, and appliances. For a list of St. Vincent de Paul's thrift stores and locations, please visit our website or call our administrative office.

business hours
M-F 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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